Social Media

India asks Twitter to remove tweets criticizing its COVID-19 handling

The Indian government asked social media platform Twitter to take down dozens of tweets, including some by local lawmakers,...

Apr 26 ·>

This British spy agency is joining Instagram in an attempt to “open up”

Britain’s domestic intelligence service, MI5, is set to open an official Instagram account on Thursday, in the latest step...

Apr 23 ·>

Facebook claims Palestinian spies responsible for long-running hacking campaign

Facebook says it has disrupted a long-running cyberespionage campaign run by Palestinian intelligence which features spies posing as journalists...

Apr 23 ·>

Discord isn’t interested in being bought by Microsoft (or anyone else)

Late last month, it appeared that the popular chat app Discord was all set to be bought by Microsoft...

Apr 21 ·>

Twitter says services down for some users, but it’s working to fix it

Twitter Inc said late on Friday that it was working on fixing an access issue after thousands of users...

Apr 17 ·>

A brief look at Pakistan’s decade long history of Social Media bans: 8 times & counting

Pakistan’s digital industry had demanded that the government focus on the country’s digital transformation rather than moving ahead with...

Apr 17 ·>

Instagram launches test where users can choose to see (or not see) likes

Instagram is launching a small global test on Wednesday where users can choose whether to hide like counts on...

Apr 15 ·>

PTA urges Twitter to block any “trends and tweets” against the country’s judiciary

The Pakistan Telecom­munication Authority (PTA) has directed Twitter to immediately block and remove malicious “trends and tweets” vilifying superior...

Apr 14 ·>

New study reveals that Facebook’s job ad algorithm discriminates based on gender

Facebook isn’t supposed to let advertisers target by things like age or gender for employment ads anymore, but a...

Apr 12 ·>

Russian court fines Twitter over failure to remove illegal content

A Russian court has fined Twitter a total of 8.9 million roubles ($116,800) over accusations that the social media...

Apr 3 ·>

Google to contribute $25 million to combat fake news

Alphabet-owned Google will contribute $25 million to the newly set up European Media and Information Fund to combat fake...

Mar 31 ·>

PM Imran Khan forms body to review controversial social media rules

Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to review the controversial social media rules. The controversial social...

Mar 31 ·>

Facebook planning to launch three new projects in Pakistan: Zia Ullah Bangash

Social networking behemoth Facebook has something in the works for Pakistan. The company is reportedly planning to launch three...

Mar 27 ·>